Brookhaven FD Responds to Fully Involved Car Fire
Photo by Connor Jacobs Flames engulf the car.
Photo by Connor Jacobs Firefighters put water on the fire.
SHIRLEY, NY - At approximately 6:02 P.M. on Wednesday, June 29th, the Brookhaven FD was dispatched to a reported vehicle fire at the intersection of South Bound William Floyd Parkway & Flintlock Drive.
1st Assistant Chief Anthony Verni (5-3-31) was the first chief on the road and was advised by a passing member that the car was fully involved, but not threatening a structure in the parking lot of of the Floyd Harbor Florist Shop. Engine 9 (5-3-9) arrived first due and quickly stretched a hand line while 1st Assistant Chief Verni ordered second due Engine 8 (5-3-8) to send the main power up to the scene and also help assist with overhaul.
Firefighters wet down power lines that were above the car and then began packing up the hose line. All units were back in service within 45 minutes of the initial activation.